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Coming to Carle – in person or online

Next week, Carle will begin treating patients whose surgeries and procedures were delayed because of COVID-19. At Carle, your health and safety are our top priorities and we want to be sure you’re being cared for in the safest environment possible. In this email we’re providing guidance for everyone who needs care.

Old treatment applied to new virus bringing hope to sickest COVID-19 patients.

Experimental treatment study to boost patient’s ability to fight the virus that causes COVID-19 more effectively approved at Carle.

It takes a village – each of us doing our part

Flexibility and innovation key indicators to building Carle’s COVID testing capacity.

University of Illinois, Carle Health partner with state of Illinois to increase COVID-19 testing

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is partnering with Carle Health and state agencies to enable thousands of additional COVID-19 tests to be performed locally and throughout Illinois.

Take time now to plan for tomorrow’s healthcare needs

Use National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16) to start talking about or complete your advance directive care planning.

UofI and Carle Health team up to produce face shield for health care workers

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Carle Health team up to design and produce face shield for health care workers

United Together - How community can support Carle staff

While you’re staying safe at home, if you would like to show your support of all of our brave essential team members, we have some ideas.

Carle adjusting clinic operations to reduce COVID-19 community spread

Carle adjusts clinic and spaces for continued safety of patients, staff and community. The best guidance remains for patients with mild respiratory symptoms only to stay home.

Putting the right COVID-19 precautions in place

Carle and other local healthcare facilities. are focused on the health and well-being of our community after Champaign County's first confirmed COVID-19 patient.

Carle, Grainger College of Engineering develop working prototype of emergency ventilator

The Grainger College of Engineering and Carle Health demonstrate working prototype of emergency ventilator for COVID-19 patients.

Stay connected with friends and family

Carle introduces tools to help you stay in touch with your loved ones.

Several Carle locations adjust business hours to reduce spread of COVID-19

Several Carle locations have adjusted their business hours for Primary Care and Laboratory services due to continued concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19.

Healthcare workers and first responders collecting PPE

Carle is participating in a community-wide collection effort. We are looking to the community to help with personal protective equipment (PPE) needs.

Accepting sewn non-clinical masks

A project has launched to provide masks for those non-clinicians who wish to wear them outside direct patient care.

Area healthcare partners key in community pandemic plans

The best defense against illness is effective hand washing and minimizing contact with sick people.

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